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Browning BLR

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by wjv, Mar 20, 2012.

  1. wjv

    wjv

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    Anybody with any experience with this lever gun?

    Looking at the BLR in .223.
     
  2. VA27

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    I had one in 22-250. MOA capable with the right load. I had one in .358 Winchester. Kicked like the proverbial mule. I like 'em.
     

  3. yellolab

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    I had one and loved the way handling. Never grouped much better than 3" inch- but it all fairness I do not try any other ammo other than hornady. It was 7mm-08

    Kevin
     
  4. DGilbert

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    I have one in 358 Win and really like the handling. Accuracy tends to be right at 1.5" at 100 yards with handloads.
     
  5. southernshooter

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    Those have the great advantage of being able to chamber pointed bullets. With tube mag rifles you are stuck with 30-30, 45-70, 35 Rem, 44 mag etc. Of course those are fine calibers also, but have some limitations.
     
  6. Glock1963

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    I have one in .257 Roberts. It's light, handy and accurate enough for my needs but I find that I don't shoot it much.